Congress Takes Action | January 3, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 1 | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 
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Volume 89 Issue 1 | p. 20
Issue Date: January 3, 2011

Congress Takes Action

Several key science measures clear during lame-duck session
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: tax credits, America Competes, food safety, federal budget

As part of a surge of activity before the end of the 111th Congress, the Senate and the House of Representatives passed several pieces of legislation that are important to the chemical enterprise. The chambers sent to the President’s desk bills to provide tax relief, reauthorize the America Competes Act, overhaul food safety in the U.S., and keep the federal government running.

This congressional action—coming in the span of less than a week—was . . .

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